A Japan Maritime Self-Defence Forces diesel-electric Soryu submarine is seen in this undated handout photograph. Photo: Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force/Handout via Reuters A Japan Maritime Self-Defence Forces diesel-electric Soryu submarine is seen in this undated handout photograph. Photo: Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force/Handout via Reuters
A Japan Maritime Self-Defence Forces diesel-electric Soryu submarine is seen in this undated handout photograph. Photo: Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force/Handout via Reuters
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Japanese submarine hits Hong Kong ship while surfacing

  • When contacted by Japan’s coastguard, the Ocean Artemis’ crew said it had sustained no damage and they did not even feel the impact
  • There was slight damage to the 84-metre-long Soryu submarine’s mast but it was able to continue sailing on its own, defence officials said

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A Japan Maritime Self-Defence Forces diesel-electric Soryu submarine is seen in this undated handout photograph. Photo: Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force/Handout via Reuters A Japan Maritime Self-Defence Forces diesel-electric Soryu submarine is seen in this undated handout photograph. Photo: Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force/Handout via Reuters
A Japan Maritime Self-Defence Forces diesel-electric Soryu submarine is seen in this undated handout photograph. Photo: Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force/Handout via Reuters
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